Kansas Mission of Mercy dental clinic rescheduled in light of COVID outbreak

By Hailey Chapman / Hays Day-to-day Data As COVID-19 situations improve with the Omicron variant…

Kansas Mission of Mercy dental clinic rescheduled in light of COVID outbreak

By Hailey Chapman / Hays Day-to-day Data

As COVID-19 situations improve with the Omicron variant creating much more outbreaks, the Kansas Dental Charitable Basis has constructed the troublesome conclusion to reschedule the Kansas Mission of Mercy celebration in Hays.

The brand new dates for the KMOM Celebration can be March 25 and 26.

The twenty first KMOM dental clinic will even now select put on the Ellis County Fairgrounds. Round 1000 victims will obtain freed from cost dental cleaning, fillings and/or extractions at no cost. Earlier, volunteer dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists and different folks offered greater than 31,000 people with about $20M in completely free dental remedy.

Volunteers can register for the celebration on the web at https://www.dentalmission.web/. Volunteers of ages 16 and 17 are ready to enroll with a mom or father or approved guardian.

All through the 2021 KMOM clinic in Wichita, workers members have been capable of tackle 599 folks and donated over $750,000 in dental care.

Whereas it was a smaller sized clinic compared to yrs previous, 45 chairs ended up stuffed all working day with 452 volunteers donating their time to help the neighborhood.

All through the 2022 celebration, masks can be anticipated regardless of vaccination place.

Members of the media are inspired to guard the celebration on March 24 by established up or at any time in the midst of the clinic. Doorways of the clinic will open to people at 5:30 am on each of these days.